Tuesday, 26 August 2014

MR. & MRS.!

Good Evening to all my Blogging Friends and Visitors, I hope you've had a good day.
We have had another lovely day here in Inverness, but I did feel a chill in the air this morning, heralding the start of Autumn, me thinks, my favourite season.

Well Alistair had a wonderful walk in the mountains yesterday, but as usual overdid it, so he is suffering with stiff legs today. Bless him, is now saying he does too much and that he is  a dafty, but I don't suppose he'll stop.

I was really naughty last night as I didn't go to choral practise as I wanted to watch the Salmond/Darling Debate, when I texted my choral buddie to tell her, she was playing hooky for the same reason, I wonder how many other didn't go.  I know how I'm voting, but I was hoping to hear more about the NHS, but the currency took over once again, so I don't feel I've learnt anything new.
Anyway, I will have to catch up with the music I've missed.

My card tonight is a Wedding Card;

This was a card that was commissioned, and I decided to keep the focus on the Mr. & Mrs. Die which is from Tattered Lace, I cut the die out in silver card and stuck it behind, just setting it offside a little.
Papermainia, Eau de Nile paper, and Core'dinations.
MB Precious Hearts in Silver and Eau de Nile card
Ribbon is Papermania
Hobby House Pearls and WO Flower

I hope the Mr. & Mrs. to be like it, I wasn't given anything to go on, so here's hoping.

We did enjoy our evening out on Sunday at Cawder Castle at the play, it remained dry, but got quite chilly towards the end of the performance, but we were toasty.  The play was really good, just a small cast, all guys, even Juliet,  it was interesting to say the least.
There was quite a good turnout, no so many luvvies as before, but the guy sitting next to me was on his mobile the whole of the performance, not talking, but keeping a watch on ebay I think, honestly, phones has become an extension of limbs now.   The downside of the evening was the midges, I was eaten alive with them, and the crown of my head is all raised with their bite and so itchy, and around the hairline it's all red bumps.  I must have some super blood for them to feast off.  We stupidly never gave these horrible pests a thought, when we could have put on some protection.

I just want to welcome Mary who is my latest follower and incidently one of my fellow members of the CCC, so I hope you'll come back often.

Thank you all for the wonderful comments on my previous card, I love reading them and appreciate your time and encouragment.

That's me for tonight, take care everyone and I'll see you soon,


pam said...

hi Kate, beautiful wedding card, love the cutting die and those gorgeous papers.

Sue said...

Your card is gorgeous Kate. I love the elegant design and beautiful colours.
I am pleased you enjoyed your evening out on Sunday, sorry to hear that you have been bitten though!
hugs Sue xx

Rita said...

Beautiful card Kate. I'm sure the recipients will love it too. Glad you both enjoyed the play at Cawdor Castle. Kate, my youngest daughter stays in Haddington and I just love it there. She is only two minutes from the river. Hugs Rita xxx

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Kate
Of course Mr and Mrs will love this. Its terrific! Love the focal die.
I watched most of the debate too (well, Mr D had it on and so I was stuck lol) Hey, you may need to go through border control when you come down in November lol!
Best wishes.
Ang x

aussie aNNie said...

Gorgeous Mr and Mrs card Kate, they will adore it, lovely dies and colours used..xx
The Journey is the Start

MaryH said...

Hi Kate, thx for the warm welcome. I just gave you a shoutout on my post tonight! I enjoyed hearing about your evening at the Castle, but so sorry you got eaten by the midges. The cell phone aggravation is Everywhere...and so very annoying. Why bother to waste one's time at an event, if all you're going to do, is play with the phone?! Loved your card. I like that offset look with the lettering. I can never get that to look right. Your card is beautiful, and I'm sure the recipients will think so too. Great job and I shall be back to enjoy your cards and get to know you a bit better. TFS & Hugs

Wendy Fraser said...

Gorgeous card Kate, love the dies and soft colour xx

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,fab colours.xxx

nwilliams6 said...

How fun you ditched choral practice for politics - your politics must be much more interesting there - it would seldom be worth it here in the U.S. Your card is beautiful - love the colors and the die. I have seen that die used a couple of times and now I am wanting it. Love your blog - saw Mary mentioned you and couldn't resist visiting due to your extremely fun blog name.

rachel said...

hi kate. i am sure your card will ne loved. its so elegant. hope the midgey bites get better soon. terrible things xx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

I love this card and I'm sure the soon-to-be-wed couple will also.

aussie aNNie said...

Hi again Kate, thanks for your kind words, dad can't hear on the phone let alone read and texting is certainly not of his capabilities....great suggestion if he could. We are going to see if we can grant permission to see him a couple of times even just to explain to him what is going on...hubby and I are the only family that ever sees their loved ones everyday, most residence don't see family for weeks so dad will wonder for sure...hope the 'boss' will allow a little visit a couple of times in that period of time if we just visit him in his room and not in the sunroom as normally do...xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Kate what a fab wedding card, love that die! Oh what a lass playing hookey tut tut!! You will have to sing extra hard next rehearsal. Now I never get bothered by biting things I don't think I taste that nice!! Hope your bites heal quickly sounds like they had a good feast! Susan x

Sue said...

Hi Kate what a gorgeous wedding card I love that die. I watched the debate too but got sick of all the shouting over each others comments so I turned over LOL lots of huggles Sue xxx

Sandy said...

Your wedding card is lovely - I really like the hearts. I am sure Mr. And Mrs. Will love your creation!
glad you liked the play but sorry you were feasted on by the bugs.
Kate my husband always over does it and then his body hurts all over.
Sandy xx

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Very beautiful wedding card, the Mr & Mrs die is fabulous, I can see a glimpse of the silver card stock, very clever idea.

Warm hugs

Hazel said...

Late a beautiful wedding card. Glad you enjoyed your play even if the midges and a good night too. Hazel xx

Jenny L said...

Hi Kate,
what a great Mr & Mrs card.
Love the colour scheme, and those fab papers.
You should try taking Garlic tabs, I always recommend them when children get those horrible little blighters in their hair, as they don't like drinking the blood with Garlic in, so they don't stay in any ones head that has Garlic in their blood. So maybe it might work for midges too.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Jacee said...

What a fabulous card Kate, the lettering is great!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Erika said...

Hi Kate, the midges were bad in Aviemore too at the weekend. I love your card, what's not to love, it's my favourite colour!
CAS but loving your added embellishments.
I know what you mean about the weather, it's been beautiful here to but once the sun goes down the heat drops drastically.
Have a good evening, hugs Erika. x

Patricia said...

Brilliant card Kate, Mr & Mrs will love and treasure it.
Glad you had a good night, sounds like the Midges did as well.

Patricia xx

Marie-Louise said...

Beautiful card Kate. Love the die and the colour.

downrightcrafty said...

very classy and a gorgeous colour
hugs Kate xx

Norma said...

Hi Kate:) I hope you are well my friend and thank you for stopping by my blog and taking the time to comment. Your card is beautiful with the colors and the background. TFS

hotpotato said...

glad you enjoyed your evening at the play. I watched part of that debate. Sadly Mr Salmon still can not give an answer on currency which I think is a big issue and should be sorted before you go to the poles. I'd still like to know how he thinks he'll fund all the free stuff that Scotland enjoys at the moment, ie Free university places, prescriptions, care for elderly.........

meg said...

Love the beautiful colours and simplicity of your card it will surely be treasured by the recipients.
Hope Alistair has recovered I've an invalid today, hubby was helping our neighbour and the vet with his Highland cattle when the bull decided it wasn't going to respond to the sedation it had been given and charged , hubby was thrown against a fence post his back is torn to ribbons with the barbed wire and he has a mild concussion.

Diane said...

Greetings Kate, fabulous design love the colors and fun lettering.

Hugs Diane

scrappymo! said...

Beautiful card Kate. That Mr and Mrs die is wonderful!

Midges love me too. I think they are worse than mosquitoes as the bites seem to stay longer! I hate them...to bad they love us...right?
Hope Allistair feels better soon.
I can feel great sympathy for him overdoing it as I painted a dresser yesterday and today...I mostly sat to do it but all that bending forward has me moaning! lol

scrappymo! said...

PS me again...forgot to say that I am not a high heat lover...just my DH and the girls. They seem to all get energized from it. me, I just feel like I am melting! The only thing to do on days like that is go to the beach or the pool and just hang out. In the evenings we sit outside and I colour or we play scrabble or Aggravation till it cools off enough to sleep.
We do have TV here but I am not big on that till late evening!

vic said...

Hi Kate oh wow this is amazing I love the die cut and the colours look so lovely together :)
Vic x

scrappymo! said...

Popped back to tell you that the photos were just our guest house or bunkhouse as they ar called here..
We live in a Recreation Vehicle or RV for short. We have a 367 foot long 5th wheel trailer. We have two slides that bump out for extra rooms, creating a dinette and a media centre. The widith is about 13 1/2 feet wide. About the size of a small caravan!
There are many caravans here but DH was not sure he wanted to just stay in one place so we bought a 5th wheel...giving us the option of taking holidays with it...but we never have! We just leave it here all the time! lol

Sue said...

What a great die the Mr and Mrs is, Kate. Wonderful idea to make the words the focal point of the front of the card. The newlyweds are going to love this one.


Asha said...

Sp beautiful - LOVE the simplicity of it.
hugs, Asha